Old Fashioned Gingerbread Recipe Southern Living

Old Fashioned Gingerbread Recipe Southern Living
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  1. 2/3 cup dark brown sugar, packed
  2. Molasses or sorghum syrup, 2/3 cup
  3. 2/3 cup hot water
  4. 1/4 cup cubed cold unsalted butter
  5. 1 tsp. baking soda
  6. A half teaspoon kosher salt
  7. A single huge egg
  8. 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour, additional more for baking
  9. 2 tablespoons ginger powder
  10. 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
  11. A quarter teaspoon of ground nutmeg
  12. 1/4 teaspoon allspice, ground
  13. A quarter teaspoon of ground cloves
  14. 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  15. For dusting, use powdered sugar.
  16. Whipped Brown Sugar with Ginger Cream


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. In a medium mixing basin, combine brown sugar, molasses, boiling water, and cubed butter until the butter melts. Mix in the baking soda and salt. Allow standing for about 25 minutes, or until lukewarm. Whisk in the egg.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, cloves, and black pepper; add to brown sugar mixture and stir until smooth. Pour into a 9-inch square pan that has been generously greased (with butter or cooking spray) and dusted.
  • Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the centre comes out clean. 10 minutes in the pan. Incredible gingerbread entirely on a wire rack, about 1 hour. (For the best texture, wrap securely in plastic wrap or store in an airtight container overnight before serving.)
  • Keep in an airtight container for up to three days.
  • Sprinkle with powdered sugar and cut into 9 squares just before serving. Whipped Cream with Brown Sugar and Ginger

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